This Day in History: 1880-05-17

The Colonial Secretary accepted the tender of Arthur John Wroth to convey the mail, once a week, in a spring vehicle, from 1st June to 31st December next, between York, Northam, and Newcastle, and vice versa, for the sum of £52 10s.

Sources:
WA government gazette, 18 May 1880, p.191.
Eastern districts chronicle, 25 May 1880, p.2.